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CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
kansas for more than half a century. >> we had people come to the aror and beg me not to quit. ew deporter: but it's hard recruiting new doctors for the lart of america's heart land. o kansas, 97 of its 105 counties are considered underserved. five counties have no doctor at all. >> it's scary because we don't ysve as many physicians as we need. o reporter: so the university of kansas opened up a branch of its medical school in salina, iat it calls the smallest itdical school in america. it's now on its second class of eight students. >> i cannot wait to bond with the people and feel a sense of belonging. >> reporter: students like julianne rathburn bring one more n ing-- a desire to work in rural america. workou know everybody. everybody knows you. and there's a sense of loyalty and respect. hereeporter: but there is one drawb drawback-- a rural family doctor in america makes on average about $70,000 a year, a specialist, say a cardiologist in a big city like los angeles, earns on average more than in00,000 a year. vn durham, population just over 100, the local doctor recently cl
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm EST
, south carolina, and the surrounding towns, basically begging for a kidney. did you think you would get anybody? >> no. i guess not. >> reporter: then why do it? >> i'm trying. i had to do something. >> reporter: it was really just a way to not feel helpless, which is why he was as surprised as anyone when the phone rang. >> i'm willing to donate a kidney for your wife. >> reporter: rang repeatedly. >> would love to find out how to be tested. >> reporter: hundreds of people who either saw his sign or heard about it volunteered. >> i've got two of them, and i only need one. >> reporter: so far, there's been no match, but at this point, he's almost certainly recruit enough volunteers and raised enough awareness-- >> i'll take your kidney. >> reporter: ...to save someone, which is fine by his wife. >> if i get a kidney, fine. if i don't, i hope someone else does. >> reporter: that's not good enough for him. >> i know it. >> reporter: that's why larry is still looking, still appealing to the kindness of strangers for the love of his life. steve hartman, on the road, in anderson, south carol
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